Allergies may be the most common cause of skin discoloration and puffiness under the eyes. If allergies the root of your problem, you simply neet to treat them or remove the allergen (i.e., the thing to which you are allergic). If your dark circles or puffiness are constant, you may have an undetected food allergy or an allergy to a chemical in your home or workplace. Talk to a dermtologist for help determining what you may be allergic to.
Monday, March 31, 2008
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Saturday, March 29, 2008
Dark circles in particular are believed to frequently be hereditary. This doesn't mean that you can't do anything about the conditions, but you should be prepared for minimal success actually trying to get rid of them. Dark circles under the eye may also. In fact, be light carbon deposits that rsult from incomplete protein digestion. Incomplete protein digestion may result from insufficient hydrochloric acid in your stomach that may be caused from a lack of primarily B6 and Folic Acid. About 30% of the population does not absorb regular B6 (pydroxine) or folic acid and need to take in these vitamins in a different form or another way.
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Friday, March 28, 2008
Puffiness or skin discoloration under the eyes affects just about everybody at some time or another. For some of us, however, these bags or dark circles are a near-constant bother. While these conditions are occasionally symptomatic of other illnesses, the usual cause is allergies, tiredness, or, unfortunately, heredity. No matter what the cause, you can still reduce the appearance of puffiness or dark circles, and in some cases, you may be able to get rid of them altogether.
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Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Drinking water on an empty stomach has been found to cure several ailments. There are ample records to show that drinking water has cured headaches, body aches, malfunction of the cardiac system, epilepsy. obesity, broncho, asthma, tuberculosis, urinary diseases, gastric, diarrhoea, pils, diabetes, constipation and eye diseases.
It is a popular practice in Japan to drink water immediately after waking up in the morning and it is said that water treatment also fights cancer and diseases of the ear, nose and throat in addition to correcting menstrual irregularities. The method of treatment includes drinking four glasses of water before brushing one's teeth and clean the mouth but no food or diet ought to be taken thereafter for about 30 minutes.
Those who are old or ill are unable to drink four glasses of water at once may drink the water little by little at a time, gradually increasing the amount. But the four glasses of water ought to be consumed. The above treatment will cure diseases and also save a healthy, disease free life.
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Tuesday, March 25, 2008
They've been drilling this healthy habit into our heads for ages, but it still stands true--sort of. The truth is, drink enough water every day. Depending on where you live (the desert or the tropical rain forest), you may need more or less. If you exercise a lot and sweat in the process (you already have healthy habits), you'll need more water. Nonetheless, about 8 cups (1 cup is equal to 8 oz.)of water a day is a good goal. You should drink enough water to keep your urine fairly clear, just a tad yellow. That will give your body enough water to regulate body temperature, flush out wastes, and carry oxygen and nutrients to cells and more.
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Monday, March 24, 2008
It's hard to enjoy a healthy body if you have to gum your way through every meal. Brush and floss your teeth every day, without exception. The simple procedure will keep your chompers in top condiition, which means that you'll be able to tear into barbecued ribs and sweet corn until the day you die. There's also mounting evidence that the bacteria in you mouth may play a role in heart disease. Higher levels a bacteria in the mouth, it seems, correlates directly to higher rates of cardiovascular disease. Researchers are still torn over what exactly causes the relationship, but it's still a good idea to keep your teeth gleaming white.
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Saturday, March 22, 2008
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Friday, March 21, 2008
If you have a sweey tooth, try to cut back. Sugar is loaded with calories and it's often paired with fats (in cookie or candy form), which is also packed with calories. Additionally, excessive sugar (land weight) throughout your lifetime can lead to type 2 diabetes, a serious disease that can have dire consequences. So take it easy with the sweets; if you really need that cookie after lunch, have just one.
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Monday, March 17, 2008
It's tough to tear yourself away from those spreadsheets, but talking a few breaks during your workday can slash stress and really help your health. We all know that work causes stress, and when you get stressed, cartisol courses through your system tp prepare your body for an all-out-fight-or-flight situation. And as your body revs up for something else, it pauses "secondary" system, such as your immune system, digestive tract and reproductive system. If you're really stressed, your body will release adrenaline, which increases blood pressure and heart rate. Over time, excessive cortisol and adrenaline will lead to serious health problems. So, step away from that computer and take in a breath of fresh air. Your body will thank you.
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Saturday, March 15, 2008
Walking is probably the easiest healthy habit and most convenient exercise you can get. To structure more walk time into your day, try parking at the far end of the parking lot when you go shopping and schedule two 15-minute walks a day (one during your lunch break and another after work or dinner) Walking improves your cardiovascular health and adds years to your life. A 2005 study by the Erasmus M.C. University Medical Center Rotterdam in the Netherlands found that those who walked 30 minuts a day gained about 1.3 years of life.
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Friday, March 14, 2008
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Thursday, March 13, 2008
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Monday, March 10, 2008
patient's medical history relative to the cause of their back pain is essntial but I also normally delve into their health status. This health status involves their psychological state and their lifestyle activities. Obviously, smokers, alcoholics, and couch potatoes are more prone to back pain than active, healthy individuals. It also sems that everyone is more prone to episodes of low back pain when they are dehydrated and/or under extreme amounts of stress.
After an initial history and examination, I set out to determine a comprehensive chiropractic treatment regime, patients suffering with back pain. This regime includes proper hydration levels by recommending increased water intake.
My water drinking recommendations for patients with back pain.
At this time, I recommend that my patients who are sedentary peratures (over 85 degrees Fahrenheit) consume 40-50 percent of their body weight in ounces of water. So, a patient weighting 150 pounds should consider the consumption of 60-75 ounces of water per day. Water sources include food and certain beverages, so an individual should be able to gain 20 percent of their water needs from a balanced diet. I do not consider soda, coffee, alcohol, and black teas to be good sources of water because of their diuretic effects. There are various opinions about the water content values of beverages, but I won't entertain those discussions in this article.
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Thursday, March 6, 2008
Dr. James Lehman is a board certifield chiropractic orthopedist who practiced chiropractic medicine in New Mexico for 33 years. His chiropractic practice involved the evaluation and management of musculoskeletal conditions. Dr,. Lehman currently seves on the faculty of the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic and continues to srve as a guest faculty member at the University of New Mexico School of meicine within the Integration Medicine section of the International medicine Department. Hydration is a topic of special interest, which the plans further research efforts.
Posted by C.L.Reginold at 4:10 PM
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
* Breaking down body fat and body muscle during weight loss produces wastes that must be eliminated through the kidnys. Drinking enough water is important to keep the kidneys functioning to remove these wastes.
* Popular high-protein diets produce more waste products from digestion, let alone from breaking down stored fat. Kidney function is even more important when on a high-protein diet.
* Drinking more water does not "flush fat".
* If the dieter is drinking plain water, he/she is less likely to be drinking somethng with calories in it.
Drinking water briefly increases metabolism. Drinking 500ml, of water (a half-liter or about a pint)increased the study participants' metabolism briefly-for about a half hour. In that time they burned an extra 25 calories. That's about a quater of a piece of sliced bread, or 5 M&Ms. The researchers theorized that most of the effect comes from warming the water in the stomach. In the male participants the calories came mostly from stored fat, in the woman it came from stored carbohydrates.
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Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Does drinking more water really help deiting? A small tudy says it may help you burn a few more calories each day. How many? About 50 calories per liter or quart of water. About 25 calories per water bottle-full of water. Mind you, that's only 5 M&Ms plain, not peanut.
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